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Assistant Professor of Languages and Literature Yehoshua November is a fascinating guy. There’s just no way around it. As a kid, he and his family bounced around virtually every corner of the country (“I don’t know why we moved around so much,” he says). His father, an obstetrician, was always in search of a Jewish community where he could raise a family and ply his trade. 
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Simcha Lev is a member of the Ger Chassidim and a proud student of Touro.
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LAS student Joseph Klarsberg has seen the first-hand benefits of LAS’s flexible class schedule. During a 150+ mile bike ride with Bike 4 Chai, Klarsberg befriended a fellow rider who offered him a job in a physical therapy clinic. Klarsberg managed to work full-time at the clinic while remaining committed to his education at LAS. He graduates this year and plans to apply to Touro’s School of Health Sciences Doctor of Physical Therapy program with more job experience than many of his fellow applicants.
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LAS student Manny Marcos isn’t one for light-reading. The last book he read for fun? The collected works of the philosopher and logician Ludwig Wittgenstein. “It showed me how language and logic are connected,” Marcos explained. Marcos attended Shaare Torah for high school and is currently learning at Mikdosh Melech.
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Recent Lander College of Arts and Sciences alum and accounting major Sarah Krauss admits it’s been challenging to find work and gain footing as a freshly minted college graduate in the wake of turbulent economic times. She describes the gamut of job interviews in today’s climate as “nerve-wracking,” largely on account of having to sit around and “wait for an answer.” Fortunately, First Healthcare Management Company—which provides services to adult daycare centers in New Jersey—ended Krauss’s uncertainty and hired her to help coordinate their accounts.
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A recent Sunday at Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Flatbush was an eye-opening one for education majors, who learned to spot the signs of substance and child abuse and also familiarized themselves with child safety and violence prevention. 
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The idea of a teenage politician might strike people as something riper for satire than a plausible, real-world government tenure. But for Avi Rosenberg, a recent graduate of Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences in Brooklyn, the notion of holding office while barely old enough to vote is serious business. 
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The recently concluded presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney was one for the ages. But for young adults of Gittel Fekete’s generation, the 2000 election between George W. Bush and Al Gore was their real wake-up call to the world of politics. Lander College of Arts & Sciences graduate Fekete was only in eighth grade that fateful November more than a decade ago, but vividly remembers the historic evening. “I stayed up all night to try and find out, is it going to be Bush or Gore,” she recalls.
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On September 1, students at the women’s division of Touro’s Lander College of Arts and Sciences (LAS) in Flatbush registered for classes for the upcoming semester. Students met with faculty members and advisors who helped them decide what classes and majors would be the best fit for them.
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LAS Student Shlomo Zelefsky has a career in mind: oral surgeon. “It’s a combination of medicine and dentistry and has some of the best aspects of both,” he said. “It also gives you a flexible schedule.”